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Air Canada bows to pressure, listing capital of Taiwan as part of China

May 15, 2018 7:05 PM
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Malaysia Airlines and British Airways are among the carriers that have joined Air Canada in adding CN to Taipei on its websites.

The government of Chinese President Xi Jinping has been increasingly assertive about its claims to Taiwan, which it regards as a renegade province and has threatened use military force to bring under its control.

Delta Air Lines, hotel operator Marriott, fashion brand Zara and other companies have apologized to China for referring to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet as countries on websites or promotional material.


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